Cambridge Audio Azur 851D D/A processor Specifications

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Description: Solid-state D/A processor with volume control and remote control. Digital inputs: S/PDIF, TosLink optical, BNC, AES/EBU, BT100 Bluetooth. USB audio input: USB Type B conforming to Audio profile 1.0 or USB Audio profile 2.0 (user selectable), 1.0 or USB Audio profile 2.0 (user selectable). Analog audio outputs: balanced (XLR), unbalanced (RCA). Headphone output: 1 ¼" (6.35mm); supports 600 ohm headphones, but 300 ohms max recommended. DACs: dual Analog Devices AD1955, 24-bit. Upsampling: Analog Devices Black Fin ADSP-BF532 32-bit DSP performing ATF2 upsampling to 24-bit/384kHz. Filters: Linear Phase, Minimum Phase, Steep. Sample rates supported: USB Audio 1.0, 16–24-bit/32–96kHz; USB Audio 2.0, 16–24-bit/32–192kHz; TosLink, 16–24-bit/32–96kHz; S/PDIF, 16–24-bit/32–192kHz; BNC, 16–24-bit/32–192kHz; AES/EBU, 16–24-bit/32–192kHz; BT100 Bluetooth receiver, A2DP plus aptX. Maximum power consumption: 40W.
Dimensions: 16.8" (430mm) W by 4.5" (115mm) H by 14" (360mm) D. Weight: 16.5 lbs (7.5kg).
Finishes: Black, Silver.
Serial number of unit reviewed: MC 010662 13100098.
Price: $1649. Approximate number of dealers: 220.
Manufacturer: Cambridge Audio. Web: US distributor: Audio Plus Services, 156 Lawrence Paquette Industrial Drive, Champlain, NY 12919. Tel: (800) 663-9352. Web:

Cambridge Audio
US distributor: Audio Plus Services
156 Lawrence Paquette Industrial Drive
Champlain, NY 12919

RaimondAudio's picture

In Fig.11, -110dB mean 0.0003%, not 0.0030%.

John Atkinson's picture
RaimondAudio wrote:
In Fig.11, -110dB mean 0.0003%, not 0.0030%.

Good spotting. Thanks.

John Atkinson
Editor, Stereophile

RaimondAudio's picture

You're welcome.